What is the Difference Between Leading and Kerning

difference between leading and kerning

Difference Between Leading and Kerning

The difference between leading and kerning is that leading is the space between the lines of type, and kerning is the space between the letters.

Leading is the space between the lines of type.

Kerning is the space between the letters.

It’s easy to confusing sometimes, but it is helpful to understanding the difference because it will make you more consciously aware so that your designs will have balanced leading and kerning.

If you would like to put your kerning skills to the test, check out The Kerning Game.

On this website, you can drag the letters to learn how to kern them accurately. You will be surprised how close you can get to perfection.

Have fun kerning!!!

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